Alcon Entertainment has acquired the comedy spec script "The Whole Pemberton Thing" by first-time feature scribe Mike Samonek.
Screenwriter Scott Wiper has come onboard to pen "Salvation" for producer Joel Silver and Warner Bros. Pictures with Walter Hill set to direct.
Hugely ambitious and, for the most part, decidedly impressive, this trilogy, in which three stories are handled in three entirely different cinematic styles, unfolds over roughly the same time frame…
Based on an 1816 novel of the same title, Benoit Jacquot's "Adolphe" is fully kitted out for arthouse success -- Isabelle Adjani swanning about in despair, handsome settings, a tragic narrative…
Disney has paid low-six against high-six figures to pick up the pitch "Fate of the Blade," based on the Dreamwave comic by Pat Lee ("Echo") and Chris Sarracini ("Bounty").
Local wartime romance pic "Embun" (Dew) has been drawing flak from Islamic fundamentalists over a controversial nude scene, leading to the ban of its premiere in a northern state. It is uncertain…
Fast Carrier Pictures, near completion of principal photography on WWII drama "Silent Night," has optioned three feature properties.
LL Cool J has joined the "SWAT" team, lining up with Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell and Michelle Rodriguez in the Clark Johnson-directed Columbia actioner.
"White Oleander" and "Frida" will open the 25th annual Mill Valley Film Festival Oct. 3. The 11-day fest, which takes place at Mill Valley's Sequoia Theater and the Rafael Film Center in neighboring…
The fate of the $20 million FilmFour/Miramax project "Edgardo Mortara" is hanging in the balance, after financing problems caused the pic's producers to shut down pre-production.
A sweet and gently ironic story about the daughter of a village prostitute who desperately wants to get an education rather than to follow in her mother's footsteps, "A Tale of a Naughty Girl"…